One Class/Module per File Rules - Working With Nested Modules

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  • command_kit.rb

    A Ruby toolkit for building complete and robust CLI commands.

    A good way to gain a better understanding is to browse other Ruby code repositories. command_kit.rb is a good one. It has a lot of well organized sub-modules that are easy to to understand without being overwhelming.

  • zeitwerk

    Efficient and thread-safe code loader for Ruby

    If you're working on non-Rails apps and need to deal with loading code, zeitwerk can be used anywhere, unlike the old Rails autoloader. It's also really easy to set up.

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  • HexaPDF

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    Break the "rules" if need be. There is no need to separate out small classes into their own file because "something says so". If one were to look for the file of such a class, they would see there isn't one and automatically look into the file of the parent module/class. See e.g. https://github.com/gettalong/hexapdf/blob/master/lib/hexapdf/type/annotation.rb

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